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La Lioness Priyanka

(53,866 posts)
Tue Dec 6, 2011, 02:40 PM Dec 2011

Do we really need this group in DU3?

This discussion thread was locked by fightthegoodfightnow (a host of the LGBT Civil Rights and Activism group).

i dont really think so

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Do we really need this group in DU3? (Original Post) La Lioness Priyanka Dec 2011 OP
It seems like a duplicate to me of LGBT. I used to get confused why there RKP5637 Dec 2011 #1
this one was supposed to be more restricted to lgbt people & their supporters La Lioness Priyanka Dec 2011 #2
I agree. William769 Dec 2011 #3
I know I would prefer not to have to look in two places to get all the LGBT news that I like to find beyurslf Dec 2011 #4
I agree with you on this. racaulk Dec 2011 #5
Agreed. Fearless Dec 2011 #6
Yes, this group is unecessary gvstn Dec 2011 #7
Being out and proud or a supporter of LGBT rights is a political statement Politicub Dec 2011 #8
I also agree it's unnecessary Fair Witness Dec 2011 #9
Probably not necessary at this point. closeupready Dec 2011 #10

RKP5637

(67,112 posts)
1. It seems like a duplicate to me of LGBT. I used to get confused why there
Tue Dec 6, 2011, 02:53 PM
Dec 2011

were two, and eventually ended up just going to LGBT.

 

La Lioness Priyanka

(53,866 posts)
2. this one was supposed to be more restricted to lgbt people & their supporters
Tue Dec 6, 2011, 02:57 PM
Dec 2011

William769

(55,582 posts)
3. I agree.
Wed Dec 7, 2011, 03:08 PM
Dec 2011

I think the other forum will serve us well under DU3.

beyurslf

(6,755 posts)
4. I know I would prefer not to have to look in two places to get all the LGBT news that I like to find
Wed Dec 7, 2011, 09:14 PM
Dec 2011

here.

racaulk

(11,550 posts)
5. I agree with you on this.
Wed Dec 7, 2011, 10:32 PM
Dec 2011

I know a number of people put in a lot of effort to see this group get established, but a short while after it was, it went largely unused. Which is a shame, I believe.

Also, IIRC, one of the reasons for having this group was that it would be easier to keep out those who are seemingly against the group's mission. With the new features presented with DU3, I think we have stronger tools to do this within the general GLBT group.

I think it makes sense to just have one group specifically dedicated to the GLBT community and our issues. Given the choice, I would vote to remove this one and keep the other one active.

YMMV.

Fearless

(18,444 posts)
6. Agreed.
Thu Dec 8, 2011, 11:11 PM
Dec 2011

gvstn

(2,805 posts)
7. Yes, this group is unecessary
Sun Dec 11, 2011, 01:18 AM
Dec 2011

From my experience not enough activity in LGBT to warrant a separate group for "activism".

I'd prefer to get Du's opinion on GLBT news/"activism" in a the more general LGBT category simply because there will be more views in a single category.

Politicub

(12,170 posts)
8. Being out and proud or a supporter of LGBT rights is a political statement
Sun Dec 11, 2011, 12:51 PM
Dec 2011

So I don't think two forums are necessary.

Plus, I would rather see threads about LGBT activism in the Soapbox forum so the issue isn't relegated to a topic forum.

 

Fair Witness

(119 posts)
9. I also agree it's unnecessary
Sun Dec 11, 2011, 04:31 PM
Dec 2011

sosueme

haha

 

closeupready

(29,503 posts)
10. Probably not necessary at this point.
Mon Dec 12, 2011, 02:41 PM
Dec 2011

Maybe as DU3 grows, and gets more active, but it would be better to keep everything under one roof for now.

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